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Title Women's suffrage in the British Empire : citizenship, nation and race / edited by Ian Christopher Fletcher, Laura E. Nym Mayhall and Philippa Levine
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000


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Description xxii, 252 pages ; 25 cm
Series Routledge research in gender and history ; 3
Routledge research in gender and history ; 3
Contents Introduction / Laura E. Nym Mayhall, Philippa Levine and Ian Christopher Fletcher -- 1. The South African War and the origins of suffrage militancy in Britain, 1899-1902 / Laura E. Nym Mayhall -- 2. "States of injury": Josephien Butler on slavery, citizenship, and the Boer War / Antoinette Burton -- 3. "Racial poison": drink, male vice, and degeneration in first-wave feminism / Mariana Valverde -- 4. Modernity and mother-heartedness: spirituality and religious meaning in Australian women's suffrage and citizenship movements, 1890s-1920s / Judith Smart -- 5. White maternity and black infancy: the rhetoric of race in the South African women's suffrage movement, 1895-1930 / Pamela Scully -- 6. An experiment in the social laboratory? Suffrage, national identity, and mythologies of race in New Zealand in the 1890s / Raewyn Dalziel -- 7. "Women of the Nations, Unite!": transnational suffragism in the United Kingdom, 1912-1914 / Ian Christopher Fletcher -- 8. "Pioneering representatives of the Hebrew people": Campaigns of the Palestinian Jewish Women's Equal Rights Association, 1918-1948 / Ruth Abrams -- 9. Nation, tradition and rights: the indigenous feminism of the Palestinian women's movement, 1929-1948 / Ellen Fleischmann -- 10. British suffragists and Iranian women, 1906-1911 / Mansour Bonakdarian -- 11. "Making fresh Britains across the seas": imperial authority and anti-feminism in Rhodesia / Donal Lowry -- 12. Competing transnational representations of the 1930s Indian franchise question / Catherine Candy -- 13. Australian women's metropolitan activism: from suffrage, to imperial vanguard, to Commonwealth feminism / Angela Woollacott -- 14. Suffragism and internationalism: the enfranchisement of British and Indian women under an imperial state / Mrinalini Sinha
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Women -- Suffrage -- Great Britain -- History.
Women -- Suffrage -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Author Levine, Philippa.
Fletcher, Ian Christopher.
Mayhall, Laura E. Nym, 1963-
LC no. 99086732
ISBN 041520805X :